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The Rex Hotel

194 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z1, Canada
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Ranked #34 of 126 Toronto B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Toronto is an expensive town to stay in and the Rex, at over $100, is one of the cheaper options. The upside is you're in an ideal location (Queen Street West near the subway) and above one of the better jazz bars. The staff are friendly and we had a great time at the bar; however, the best thing I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous spot for a drink and fabulous jazz. There are up to 19 acts a week on. The selection of drinks is great and the first show in the evening is usually without a cover charge. Food is fine and snacky. I visit this oasis of jazz and blues every time in downtown Toronto!

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Burlington, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing more old Toronto (TO). Stay there only after careful consideration. The attraction are the jazz matinees on weekends during the summer. Great musicians, no cover and drinks at standard Toronto downtown prices. Not to be missed if your are visiting, don`t .... Cheers to all friends of the REX Restaurant.

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at The Rex. From the start the staff were all really friendly and helpful, lots of advice if you needed and a map of Toronto along with an explanation of each area. The atmosphere in the bar was really good and even though we're not big Jazz fans we enjoyed the experience and music. The... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

It was a good place to stay. The one I stayed in was the Standard room, really small. There was no mini fridge or microwave, which I had thought there would be. I wanted to go down to their bar one of the nights and was told I had to pay $10 per person to get in and that it... More 

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed her last July. It is a great little place to stay is only a few minutes away from subway station. Also there are loads of shops and restaurants near by. The cn tower is within walking distance. We were checked in quickly and were offered help with our bags. Food was good. The room was... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I first came to this hotel about 4 years ago as a week long vacation to toronto (stayed again last year). when we arrived we were greeted by Avi and someone behind the bar who were both very friendly, checked In straight away and they offered to help with my luggage. The room it's self I would describe as "cosy"... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I can't comment on the hotel because we went to the Rex for dinner and music. The food is tasty, but not exceptional, and the menu is pretty average, however I love this place! We visited Toronto for a couple of days at New Years and were told that this was the place to go for live jazz. Unfortunately they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Owner and staff are very friendly, subway and streetcar stops only minutes away, this hotel is good for the pub food and the jazz bands (you pay to see separately if there are any tickets left) however, you can still hear a little if your in the room, but can still fall asleep easily. Would recommend to couples needing a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Travelling Solo in Toronto looking for central location. Couldn't get a better location. Queen St is a town lost in a city. Everything is at a stones throw from with a great mix of vintage & high end fashion, to your selection of eateries though The Rex does really good pub fare. The rooms were okay, the shared bathrooms at... More 

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